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$$ - $$$, British,
28 Canal Street, Manchester M1 3EZ, England
+44 161 236 6523
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  • Excellent43%
  • Very good32%
  • Average9%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible11%
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Bar, British, Pub, International
$$ - $$$
28 Canal Street, Manchester M1 3EZ, England
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1 - 10 of 117 reviews

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

What a wonderful lunch with freinds. We had burger, sausage n mash, mac n cheese and tikka masala and it was all superb. Great service to match.

Thank Peter R
Reviewed 9 August 2017

Great staff, great selection of drinks and plenty of bars to be served. The overall atmosphere in the venue is positive and an added perk is you can sit outside on a warm day and soak up the atmosphere that way Definitely would recommend.

Thank Jakebird
Reviewed 12 July 2017 via mobile

My first Sparkle and Wow! You guys were so welcoming and put a very nervous girl at ease immediately. Your breakfasts are fab too. Just wanted to say how you helped make my weekend and see you next year x

Thank nikki100369
Reviewed 10 July 2017

Probably the best feature of this bar is the setting under a tree lined partly cobbled pedestrian road fo sitting out on a fine evening

Thank David W
Reviewed 9 July 2017

via is a great bar, club and restaurant. We went there for Sparkle. The entertainment was top notch as was the food and very cheap. Great for sitting outside and people watching too.

Thank Dawnjh
Reviewed 22 June 2017 via mobile

We often visit Via on Canal street for nights out as it's such a beautiful bar and always a good atmosphere, it was great weather at the weekend so took our dog down and the staff were really helpful asking if she needed water when...More

Thank Arran88
Reviewed 12 June 2017

I really like Via, the layout has plenty of little seating areas for a chat with friends or the main bar area for a view of the show and live acts they have performing there. We found it was busiest between 9.30 -11.30 each night...More

Thank Dean R
Reviewed 26 May 2017 via mobile

Myself and friend when here on our weekend away. Staff were extremely helpful and professional. The music was excellent and the drinks were reasonably priced and from good brands no rubbish. I would highly recommend this for anyone at all for an enjoyable evening. One...More

Thank Karen M
Reviewed 26 May 2017

This is a fun place, that would normally do for a review, but you need to write more characters! It is a bit like a maze inside especially later in the evening! This adds to the character, Sometimes the bars get really crowded but the...More

Thank Paul-Sew
Reviewed 8 May 2017 via mobile

Came in for lunch. Friendly staff. Nice decor and ambiance. Had a chicken club sandwich. Well prepared with fresh ingredients, grilled chicken, good bread. Excellent comfort food. Nice view of the canal and park. Would definitely return.

Thank 951karenj58
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28 March 2015|
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Response from Howard-Liverpool | Reviewed this property |
it is a lgbt pub, wear almost anything but no hen night type adorements or no entry
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$19 - US$30
Bar, British, Pub, International
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Groups, Bar Scene
Open Hours
12:00 PM - 1:00 AM
12:00 PM - 1:00 AM
12:00 PM - 1:00 AM
12:00 PM - 1:00 AM
12:00 PM - 1:00 AM
12:00 PM - 3:00 AM
12:00 PM - 3:00 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 28 Canal Street, Manchester M1 3EZ, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Greater Manchester  >  Manchester
  • Phone Number: +44 161 236 6523
LGBT & friends Venue in the heart of the Gay Village Manchester. Great food, and live entertainment throughout the week
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